BRUNSWICK — Leah V. Potvin, 93, formerly of 12 Stone Street, died Monday, December 26, 2011 at Freeport Nursing Home.

She was born Jan. 11, 1918, in Sherman Mills, ME the daughter of Andrew and Annie (Dubay) Gantnier and attended Benedicts Schools. She married Louis R. Potvin in New Cannan, CT on November 5, 1938. He died in February of 1984. They lived in Brunswick from 1943-1964 and moved to Aroostook County, returning to Bangor in 1972 and to Brunswick in 1982.

She was a longtime communicant of St. John the Baptist Church of Brunswick and was a member of the Daughters of Isabella.

She was employed at both Jarvis’s and Clare’s Restaurants in Brunswick and at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bangor. She was a former member of the Brunswick Evergreens, People Plus, 1918 Club and the Wil Ryder Bowling League.

She was predeceased by a son, Joseph, a daughter, Lorraine Brawn; three brothers, Joseph, Thomas and Philip Gantnier, four sisters, Elizabeth Gantnier, Phoebe McNally, Mary Dickson and Rita Nelson.

Survivors include four sons, Leonard L., Everett L., Albert F., George H.; five daughters, Eleanor M. Morgan, Anita A. Tardy, Cecelia F. Berry, Leah E. Ross and Elaine J. Thomson; three sisters, Modeste Deskus, Elsie Karen and Faye Mitchell, 27 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 1 greatgreat grandchild.

Visiting hours will be held from 1-3 & 5-7 PM on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal Street, Brunswick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 in St. John the Baptist Church, Pleasant Street, Brunswick. Spring interment will be held in St. John Cemetery, Brunswick.